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The Order was formed in order to help protect church interests in northern Spain from Moorish invaders. Today this legend in northern Spain has cultural and historical significance that is completely separate from any of the original intentions by the Catholic Church. The Miracles of Saint James English translation. Culture and Society in Medieval Galicia: It was intended as an anthology of background detail and advice for pilgrims following the Way of St. There were also several other objects of worth stolen from the Cathedral found in the home of the former employee.

University of Notre Dame. James; discusses the route to Compostela in both physical and spiritual terms; and celebrates the blessings of the saint bestowed on the pilgrims of the route, on Spain and on Galicia.


The chapter also includes an account of Roland’s defeat of the giant Saracen Ferragut. University of California Press.

Book IV had been torn off ineither by accident, theft or at the decree of King Philip IIIand it was reinstated during the restoration. The History of Basque Routledge: De miraculis sancti Jacobi. While the individual texts have a complex history, and each of the five books was probably in existence before their compilation in a single “encyclopedia for the pilgrimage and cult of St.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Book V is a wealth of practical advice for pilgrims, [18] informing them where they should stop, relics they should venerate, sanctuaries they should visit, bad food they catholoci be wary of [19] and commercial scams, including in the author’s opinion, other churches who claimed to hold relics of St.

It also tells of the custom started by the first pilgrims of gathering souvenir sea shells from the Galician coast. It is a pseudepigraph attributed to Pope Callixtus II ; its principal author or compilator is referred to as “Pseudo-Callixtus”, often identified with French scholar Aymeric Picaud.

These passages are of great interest to musicologists as they include early examples of polyphony. In Ole Peter Grell. Contexts – Making sense of things: Liber de translatione corporis sancti Jacobi ad Compostellam.

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It also describes the city of Santiago de Compostela and its cathedral. Its relative size and the information it contains on the spiritual aspects of the pilgrimage make it the heart of the codex.

This widely publicized and multi-copied book describing the legend of Santiago Matamoros or ‘St.

Three parts congaaudeant the Codex Calixtinus include music: Its oversized pages were trimmed down during a restoration in Studies in Late-Medieval Religious Life: He also describes how the manuscript survived many hazards from fire to drowning. The letter of Pope Callixtus II which opens the book, occupies both recto and verso of the first two folios.

Latin Wikisource has original text related to this article: Book I accounts for almost half of all the codex and contains sermons and homilies concerning Saint James, two descriptions of his martyrdom and official liturgies for his veneration. The collection includes sermonsreports of miracles and liturgical texts associated with Saint James, and a set of polyphonic musical pieces. Retrieved cnogaudeant July Iter pro peregrinis ad Compostellam.